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1

What is Macbeth said to become overtime by each witch?
Scene 1

First ,Thane of Glamis
Second, Thane of Cawdor
Third, King here after

2

What is Banquo promised by the witches?

'Thout shall get kings'

3

What was Lady Macbeths plan?

Get the kings guard drunk and let Macbeth commite the murder in Duncan

4

Act 1 scene 7 macbeth, ambition, metaphor

'We fail?But screw your courage to sticking the place,And we'll not fail'

5

Act 1 scene 5 Lady Macbeth, ambition visual ,imagery

'Come you spirits...Unsex me here...make thick my blood'

6

Act 1 scene 5 lady macbeth ,ambition ,visual imagery 2

'yet do I fear thy nature;it is to full o' 'th milk of human kindness'

7

Act 1 scene 3 Macbeth, Fate or free will

'If chance will have me king,why chance may crown me,without my stir

8

Act 1 Scene 1 Witches,Fate or free will, paradox

'Fair is foul and foul is fair'

9

Act 2 Scene 2 Lady Macbeth,guilt,Visual Imagery,Personification

'great neptune's Ocean'Could wash away Lady Macbeths Guilt

10

Act 3 Scene 3 Macbeth,Power,Sybolism

'Fruitless crown'

11

Act 1 Scene 7 Macbeth,Metaphor

'I have no spur.To prick the sides of my intent, but only vaulting ambition which o'erleaps itself and falls on t'other.'

12

Theme in Macbeth

-fate or free will
-Ambition
-Power
-Versions of reality
-Gender
-The Supernatural
-Violence
-Time

13

Paradox

-A situation,person,or thing that combines contradictory features or qualities
-Macbeth is ambitious,but too gentle.
They are both opposite qualities that lead to his downfall.

14

Simile and Imagery

New honors come upon him, Like our strange garments, cleave not to their mold. But with the aid of use.

15

Metaphor

'Whence is that knocking? How is't with me, when every noise appalls me? What hands are here? ha! they pluck out mine eyes. Will all great Neptune's ocean wash this blood Clean from my hand? No, this my hand will rather The multitudinous seas incarnadine, Making the green one red.'

16

personification

"Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player/That struts and frets his hour upon the stage."

"Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player/That struts and frets his hour upon the stage."

17

Rhetorical Question
Symbolism of guilt and violence
Extended conceit of the dagger
Imperative Voice show the eager and acceptance of evil motive

Is this a dagger which I see before me, the handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee"

18

Foreshadowing

All hail Macbeth, that shalt be king hereafter" - Third Witch (Act I Scene III)

19

Metaphor
Macbeth (Act I Scene VII)

" I have no spur. To prick the sides of my intent, but only vaulting ambirtion which o'erleaps itself and falls on t'other

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Apostrophe

An exclamatory passage in a speech or poem addressed to a person (typically one who is dead or absent) or thing (typically one that is personified).